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Volume 13, Number 7—July 2007

Dispatch

Live Poultry Exposures, Hong Kong and Hanoi, 2006

Richard Fielding*Comments to Author , Tran H. Bich†, La Ngoc Quang†, Wendy W.T. Lam‡, Gabriel M. Leung*, Truong Q. Tien†, Ella Y.Y. Ho*, and Le V. Anh†
Author affiliations: *University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China; †Hanoi School of Public Health, Ha Noi, Vietnam; ‡Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China;

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Table 1

Sample characteristics and population censuses, Hong Kong and Vietnamese samples

Survey
Vietnam; Hong Kong, %Census
Vietnam*; Hong Kong,† %Effect size‡
Vietnam; Hong Kong
Sex
Male39.8; 35.946.1; 47.80.19; 0.24
Female60.2; 64.150.9; 52.2
Age, y
15–2414.2; 10.528.1; 11.10.50; 0.21
25–3422.5; 14.421.7; 18.1
35–4425.3; 27.020.4; 22.7
45–5422.4; 27.013.7; 21.2
55–6413.2; 106.9; 11.9
>652; 119.3; 14.9
Residence0.54
Urban5026.3
Rural5073.7
Education0.32
None or kindergarten3.98.4
Primary14.720.5
Secondary49.545.2
Matriculation6.39.4
Tertiary/above25.316.4

*Reference (5).
†Reference on education (6). On sex and age, mid-2006, available from www.censtatd.gov.hk/hong_kong_statistics/statistical_tables/index.jsp
‡Three levels of effect size: 0.1 small, 0.3 medium, 0.5 large.

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